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countrysidenoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈkʌn.tri.saɪd/  us   /ˈkʌn.tri.saɪd/
A2 land not in towns, cities, or industrial areas, that is either used for farming or left in its natural condition: The countryside around there is beautiful. The mansion is set in 90 acres of beautiful, unspoiled countryside. Every summer thousands of people flock to the countryside.

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(Definition of countryside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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countrysidenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkʌn·triˌsɑɪd/
land not in towns, cities, or industrial areas which is either used for farming or left in its natural condition: Much of Connecticut’s countryside is dotted with large estates and horse farms.
(Definition of countryside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countryside”
in Arabic الرِّيف…
in Korean 시골, 교회…
in Portuguese campo…
in Catalan camp…
in Japanese いなか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农村,乡下, 郊外…
in Turkish kırsal alan, taşra, şehir dışı…
in Russian сельская местность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農村,鄉下, 郊外…
in Italian campagna…
in Polish wieś, krajobraz (wiejski)…
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